Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH)!

Below, you will find a listing of scholarship opportunities available to students with information about the applications, deadlines, eligibility criteria, award amounts, donors, and more. To begin applying to scholarships, please sign in with your NetID and complete the brief General Application. Based on your answers in the General Application, you will be directed to fill out more specific applications tied to scholarships for which you are eligible.

For general scholarship information, FAQs, scholarship cycle timelines, program and contact information for your School/College, and information on external scholarships, please visit our Scholarships Page.

Incoming Undergraduate Students


As an incoming student, explore applying for scholarships as soon as you apply to the University by using your UW-Madison NetID and password. Applications for incoming undergraduate students typically open in October-November and have deadlines in early February, so don’t wait until you know your admission status to apply! Many UW-Madison scholarships consider students for awards using a holistic framework that may include, but is not limited to, academic achievement, potential contributions, service and leadership, and financial need. To search for undergraduate scholarships, please use these saved searches:


Common Searches


Below are some saved searches of some of the most commonly searched terms. For other common searches and helpful filters, please click the Show Filters button in the upper right corner of this page.

Questions? Concerns? Feedback? Contact the WiSH Support Team

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies CALS Study Abroad Scholarships for Winter/Spring
  • Deadline: 09/24/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline09/24/2021
Scholarships range from $1,000 to $20,000. Please see Ceiba's Diversity Scholarship webpage for details. https://ceiba.org/study-abroad/scholarships/ Ceiba Diversity Scholarship
The Ceiba Foundation for Tropical Conservation and UW-Madison Botany department are collaborating to provide a Diversity Scholarship. Our Diversity...
The Ceiba Foundation for Tropical Conservation and UW-Madison Botany...
  • Deadline: 10/01/2021
  • Award: Scholarships range from $1,000 to $20,000. Please see Ceiba's Diversity Scholarship webpage for details. https://ceiba.org/study-abroad/scholarships/
Deadline10/01/2021
$2,000 Chou Kuo-ping Scholarship
Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate students studying abroad on a UW Study Abroad...
Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is available to degree-seeking...
  • Deadline: 10/01/2021
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline10/01/2021
$2,000-$4,000 CIEE Open Campus Block Program Grant
Pending annual renewal, UW Study Abroad and CIEE are offering $3,000-$4,000 for students who stay in one location for all three 6-week Open Campus...
Pending annual renewal, UW Study Abroad and CIEE are offering...
  • Deadline: 10/01/2021
  • Award: $2,000-$4,000
Deadline10/01/2021
Varies DDEEA Global Scholars Scholarship
This scholarship is available to UW-Madison students participating in the following Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement...
This scholarship is available to UW-Madison students participating in...
  • Deadline: 10/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/01/2021
$1,500 Donald R. Peterson Scholarship
The Donald R. Peterson Scholarship honors its namesake, who was a 1955 graduate of the University of Wisconsin’s Business School and a 1958...
The Donald R. Peterson Scholarship honors its namesake, who was a 1955...
  • Deadline: 10/01/2021
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline10/01/2021
$4,000 Gerald Konz Law Scholarship
The Gerald Konz Law Scholarship assists students who work to finance their law school education while still maintaining excellent academic...
The Gerald Konz Law Scholarship assists students who work to finance...
  • Deadline: 10/01/2021
  • Award: $4,000
Deadline10/01/2021
Varies IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship
The IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship is for scholarships not requiring essays that are available to students planning to attend a UW Study...
The IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship is for scholarships not...
  • Deadline: 10/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/01/2021
Varies John J. Walsh Scholarship
The John J. Walsh Scholarship was established by the family and friends of John. J. Walsh, who received his bachelor of laws degree from the...
The John J. Walsh Scholarship was established by the family and friends...
  • Deadline: 10/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/01/2021
$5,000 O.K. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship
The OK Johnson Jr. Law School Scholarship is made possible by the generosity of OK Johnson, Jr., a 1955 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law...
The OK Johnson Jr. Law School Scholarship is made possible by the...
  • Deadline: 10/01/2021
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline10/01/2021
$1,250 Rothschild Study Abroad Scholarship
Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is open to enrolled UW-Madison students from the greater Chicagoland area or a current recipient of one of...
Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is open to enrolled UW-Madison...
  • Deadline: 10/01/2021
  • Award: $1,250
Deadline10/01/2021
$1,500 Russell R. Bonfiglio Memorial Scholarship
The Russell R. Bonfiglio Memorial Scholarship was established in 1977 through contributions from the family and friends of the Bonfiglio family, as...
The Russell R. Bonfiglio Memorial Scholarship was established in 1977...
  • Deadline: 10/01/2021
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline10/01/2021
$6,000-$12,000 Scan Design Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship
Pending annual review, this fellowship is designed to foster Danish-American relations by providing generous financial support to degree-seeking...
Pending annual review, this fellowship is designed to foster...
  • Deadline: 10/01/2021
  • Award: $6,000-$12,000
Deadline10/01/2021
$2,000 Scholarship for Environmental Change-Agents
The Scholarship for Environmental Change-Agents was made possible by the generosity of Kathleen M. Falk. This scholarship was created to provide...
The Scholarship for Environmental Change-Agents was made possible by the...
  • Deadline: 10/01/2021
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline10/01/2021
$1,000-$3,000 SoE Study Abroad Scholarships
Pending anual renewal, the SoE Study Abroad Scholarships are available to UW-Madison undergraduate students pursuing degrees in the School of...
Pending anual renewal, the SoE Study Abroad Scholarships are available...
  • Deadline: 10/01/2021
  • Award: $1,000-$3,000
Deadline10/01/2021
$500 University League Book Scholarship
The University League Book Scholarship is made possible by the University League, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting...
The University League Book Scholarship is made possible by the...
  • Deadline: 10/01/2021
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/01/2021
up to $10,000 UW Global Gateway Fellowships
The UW Global Gateway Fellowships are designed to provide students the access to the UW Study Abroad approved semester or year-long program of...
The UW Global Gateway Fellowships are designed to provide students the...
  • Deadline: 10/01/2021
  • Award: up to $10,000
Deadline10/01/2021
Varies Wisconsin School of Business Study Abroad Scholarships
The Wisconsin School of Business is pleased to offer scholarships that broaden the student populations that participate on a business study abroad...
The Wisconsin School of Business is pleased to offer scholarships that...
  • Deadline: 10/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/01/2021
$2,000 Zillman Family Prize
The Zillman Family Prize was established by Donald and Linda Zillman. Donald graduated from University of Wisconsin Law School in 1969, where he...
The Zillman Family Prize was established by Donald and Linda Zillman....
  • Deadline: 10/01/2021
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline10/01/2021
up to $1000 Arlene Davenport Award
The Arlene Davenport Award provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to a Psychology undergraduate student with a career interest in...
The Arlene Davenport Award provides a one-time award (amount subject to...
  • Deadline: 10/15/2021
  • Award: up to $1000
Deadline10/15/2021
up to $1000 Undergraduate Thesis Award
The Undergraduate Thesis Award provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to an undergraduate Psychology student to support completion...
The Undergraduate Thesis Award provides a one-time award (amount subject...
  • Deadline: 10/15/2021
  • Award: up to $1000
Deadline10/15/2021
up to $1000 Undergraduate Travel Award - Fall
The Undergraduate Travel Award provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to an undergraduate Psychology student to support student...
The Undergraduate Travel Award provides a one-time award (amount subject...
  • Deadline: 10/15/2021
  • Award: up to $1000
Deadline10/15/2021
Up to $2,800 Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
The University of Wisconsin – Madison Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program (McNair Scholars Program) is an academic excellence...
The University of Wisconsin – Madison Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate...
  • Deadline: 10/17/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,800
Deadline10/17/2021
Varies Community Environmental Scholars Program application
The Nelson Institute Community Environmental Scholars Program (CESP) is designed for students who want to link their passion for the environment...
The Nelson Institute Community Environmental Scholars Program (CESP) is...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/22/2021
Up to $2,300 Tommy G. Thompson Leadership Scholarship
The Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership offers one scholarship award of $2,300 to one student per academic year. Scholarships are...
The Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership offers one scholarship...
  • Deadline: 10/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,300
Deadline10/25/2021
Varies Grad Welcome Check 233
Sociology grad student welcome checks, Fall 2021.
Sociology grad student welcome checks, Fall 2021.
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/31/2021
$400-$5,000 Continuing Education (CE) Grant
The Continuing Education tuition grant supports adult students who have experienced a significant break in their formal education and are attending...
The Continuing Education tuition grant supports adult students who have...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2021
  • Award: $400-$5,000
Deadline11/01/2021
Up to $20,000 for eligible, admitted students Russian Flagship Program
THIS IS AN APPLICATION TO AN ACADEMIC, NON-DEGREE PROGRAM FOR UW-MADISON UNDERGRADUATES. THIS IS NOT A SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION. The University of...
THIS IS AN APPLICATION TO AN ACADEMIC, NON-DEGREE PROGRAM FOR UW-MADISON...
  • Deadline: 11/15/2021
  • Award: Up to $20,000 for eligible, admitted students
Deadline11/15/2021
$0.00 (Pool) George Elder Fund
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 (Pool) Ginzl
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 (Pool) WMEA
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Arthur Becknell
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Caddock Composition Prize
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Campbell-Cunningham (Piano)
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Campbell-Cunningham (Strings)
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Cecil Jennings Burleigh
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Charles & Helen Loeb
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Cooper Harp Award
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Craig Jacobson
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Daniel Gregg Myers
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 E.B. "Pop" Gordon Award
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Edda Valborg Ofstie
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Frumkin
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Gerald Olson
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Gertrude Meyne-Bates
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Gilbert Lenert
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Jack Radunsky
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 James Furstenberg
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Joanne Brown Krause
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 John & Agatha Church
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021